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Paired testing is when two individuals with similar backgrounds - one white, one minority - pose as prospective renters or homebuyers. They both inquire about the availability and terms of a property advertised for rent or sale, or for home mortgage loans. Paired testing can reveal statistically significant patterns of unequal treatment.